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Just to update, MBK is now selling the US and Hong Kong versions of this phone between 21,900 - 24,000. I'm still waiting for the official release of the phone, but no one seems to know, including the Samsung retail shops. Speculating sometime in July...

18,900 from TGFone http://www.tgfone.co....php?my_id=1357

Hey, TGFone has the phone in stock now? or are you just posting the retail price of the unit?

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I believe mark_usa is referring to grey-market imports from the U.S. and/or Hong Kong.

I was specifically referring to localized product.

The phone aint released in the US tough. Maybe he meant the UK.

I find it strange that they can sell imports under the European price range, in Europe the Galaxy S2 goes for 30 000 bath.

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Just to update, MBK is now selling the US and Hong Kong versions of this phone between 21,900 - 24,000. I'm still waiting for the official release of the phone, but no one seems to know, including the Samsung retail shops. Speculating sometime in July...

18,900 from TGFone http://www.tgfone.co....php?my_id=1357

Hey, TGFone has the phone in stock now? or are you just posting the retail price of the unit?

A colleague said there was two places that had it in our local mall and one of them was TGFone.

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Just to update, MBK is now selling the US and Hong Kong versions of this phone between 21,900 - 24,000. I'm still waiting for the official release of the phone, but no one seems to know, including the Samsung retail shops. Speculating sometime in July...

18,900 from TGFone http://www.tgfone.co....php?my_id=1357

Hey, TGFone has the phone in stock now? or are you just posting the retail price of the unit?

A colleague said there was two places that had it in our local mall and one of them was TGFone.

Wich mall is this?

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Checked again today and something got lost in translation first time round, none in stock but can order with delivery in '2-3 weeks'.

Price of 18,900 is pretty good when you consider it will be 24,000 in America and 25,000+ in UK.

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Price of 18,900 is pretty good when you consider it will be 24,000 in America and 25,000+ in UK.

Agreed. This MSRP is much, much lower than was expected (~ 22,900 was the expected MSRP). I guess we're waiting to see what, if anything, is different in the this local Thai version. I can see a lot of units getting 'exported' given the arbitrage advantage, if pricing holds as is?

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FWIW, a seemingly large number of people are complaining about a yellowish cast on the left 1/3 of the SGS2 display.

http://forum.xda-dev...d.php?t=1079444

Maybe best not to read about this? Or the other issues? ;)

This is why im sceptic about bying a imported phone without warranty, if i spend 20k on a tech product i want the warranty. Imo the SGS2 dont have many issues, read the LG Optimus 2x forum and you will see problems...

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FWIW, a seemingly large number of people are complaining about a yellowish cast on the left 1/3 of the SGS2 display.

http://forum.xda-dev...d.php?t=1079444

Maybe best not to read about this? Or the other issues? ;)

This is why im sceptic about bying a imported phone without warranty, if i spend 20k on a tech product i want the warranty. Imo the SGS2 dont have many issues, read the LG Optimus 2x forum and you will see problems...

To be honest, looking at all the pictures of the screens in that thread, i dont see the problem. Some people post and say that they cannot see it with their "naked eye" but they see it if they take a picture of the screen with a camera, i mean <deleted> is the problem then?

Some people say the problem goes away if they have more then 30% brightness setting.

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When I bought my HTC Desire there was a long thread on XDA about the AMOLED display having a "pinkish shade", never noticed it on my phone. I think some of the nerds people there spend too much time indoor ... :whistling:

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Checked again today and something got lost in translation first time round, none in stock but can order with delivery in '2-3 weeks'.

Price of 18,900 is pretty good when you consider it will be 24,000 in America and 25,000+ in UK.

Carphone Warehouse quoted me a price of 500 GBP for their Galaxy S2 - unlocked (but not in stock)

O2 quoted their price as 399 GBP - locked but also not in stock in the store I checked.

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I bought the S2 on 6th June from MBK. Think they had just got them. Manual was in Swedish I think but downloaded the English Manual from the website

Paid 23k for it but I've been waiting so long for this I just could not resist as I am a huge gadget freak

So I have gone from iphone 3GS to Android and so far am not missing ios (I still have my ipad for the ios apps and games)

After a weeks use I have to say it is by far the best phone I've ever had. I got a 32gb micro-SD card for it yesterday and have been filling it with apps, MP3 and cartoons for the kids

Everything you have read about this phone is true and I love being free from itunes

"back-up" apps are readily available from many sites and easily installable with no need to jailbreak ala iphone

Sygic GPS map of Bangkok is amazing and the augmented reality Bangkok app is great to show the features of the phone - just select what you want to show (pubs, tourist sites etc) and turn the camera on and the GPS of where all the places are appear on the camera with distance)

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Definitely jealous you have the phone in hand already. I was tempted, too. Lowest price I found at MBK was 21,900. But after my experience with my current HTC phone, which was also an import, it turns out I have to send it to Hong Kong for service, which is a hassle. So in the end, decided to wait for the Thailand release.

Does anyone have any updated info? Still supposed to be the 10th of July?

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I wonder if it will be for sale at this mobile show???

Local chatter has the first SGS2 units, those pre-subscribed, being on hand ~ 8 July 2554 "onwards", so yes it will be for sale at this show. And perhaps no, you will not be able to take it home. Maybe you'll just leave a ~ 5,000 baht deposit?

The SGT 10.1 has the same 8 June availability.

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July 8 availability. Continuously salivating over the SGII.

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Am I the only one that finds it a bit strange that the Galaxy S2 is priced so much cheaper in Thailand than other markets? Rumors are going around that Samsung will launch a lower priced i9103 model with a Super Clear LCD (instead of Super Amoled +) and Tegra 2 processor (instead of Exynos). Could that be what they're launching here? I, for one, am mostly hooked on the Galaxy s2 because of the great screen, so that would be a deal-breaker for me, I'd have to settle for an import model. Any thoughts?

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I was at the mall today so i decided to pop into jaymart and the samsung store and ask about the phone, both stores are asking for a 1000 baht deposit and then you can pick up the phone July 12. The samsung store is also giving away a free Paul Smith hat if you reserve the phone. Both stores are offering two different models one for 850 and one for 900. I tried to get them to give me the model numbers but they didnt know. Both have a 1 year warranty and both are priced at 18,900. Also they said they will only be taking reservations next week at the mall bangkapi mobile expo. This sort of frustrates me because im really curious if the phones are the same model but the software is limiting which frequency they operate on or if they are two separate models which lack the quad band radios. I guess we will just have to wait and see.

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